Celebrating Earth Day:
“Ancient Earth” – A Short Story by Diane L. Wood
“The Nut That Fell to Earth” by shazwellyn
“Proem” by Octavio Paz translated by Eliot Weinberger
“You Bring Out the Korean Adoptee in Me” by Christy NaMee Eriksen
- The PFD veto of $666 million covered a little more than a fifth of the budget gap.
- The CEO of the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority stepped down on Monday. Jeff Jessee served as CEO for 21 years. According to a press release from the organization, he is transitioning to a new role ahead of his planned retirement in three years.
- The Alaska State Commission for Human Rights is the state’s anti-discrimination agency. In 2011, a legislative audit found that the agency wasn’t doing its job. Five years later, the agency is still trying to move forward.